Spicy Soba Noodles with Chicken in Peanut Sauce

Photo: Randy Mayor

Classic Asian flavors come together to create a quick and easy chicken dish with spicy soba noodles that you can have on the dinner table in no time.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 398
  • Calories from fat: 26%
  • Fat: 11.4g
  • Saturated fat: 2.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.6g
  • Protein: 29.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 43.4g
  • Fiber: 4.3g
  • Cholesterol: 44mg
  • Iron: 1.9mg
  • Sodium: 477mg
  • Calcium: 40mg

Ingredients

  • 1 carrot, peeled
  • 2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 5 cups cooked soba (about 10 ounces uncooked buckwheat noodles)
  • 6 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 6 tablespoons chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts

Preparation

  1. Shave carrot lengthwise into thin strips using a vegetable peeler.
  2. Combine 1/3 cup broth, peanut butter, ginger, soy sauce, honey, pepper, and garlic; stir with a whisk until smooth.
  3. Place chicken in a large saucepan; add 1 2/3 cups broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove from heat; let stand 20 minutes. Drain; cut chicken into 2-inch pieces. Combine carrot, peanut sauce, chicken, and noodles in a large bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle with onions and peanuts.
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